GEF SGP team in Ukraine announces the launch of Crowdfunding Campaign SAVEducation in Irpin. This initiative aims to restore educational institutions, equip shelters and organize a quality educational process for the children of the Irpin community.
Dear partners, colleagues and friends,
Let us answer the questions that come to our office.
Is the GEF Small Grants Programme operating now?
Yes! The GEF Small Grants Programme works 24/7 to help local communities and civil society organizations.
What is the GEF SGP team doing now?
The Global Environment Facility’s (GEF) Small Grants Programme (SGP) in Ukraine is pleased to announce a call for experts - candidates to the SGP TECHNICAL ADVISORY GROUP (TAG).
New global GEF SGP publication was launched at the begggining of December. It brings together great examples of youth innovations and intergenerational efforts on inclusive nature-based solutions to demonstrate SGP's approach to empowering young people through its grant-making process and encouraging their engagement in global issues such as climate change, biodiversity loss and pollution.
Pathfinder Award recognizes outstanding and innovative solutions for protected and conserved areas, developed and implemented by individuals, organisations or groups. The 2021 Award focuses on celebrating sites with innovative, integrated approaches to protected and conserved area management that successfully conserve nature while making development gains related to human health, climate change mitigation and adaptation, and sustainable land management.
This year’s Equator Prize will recognize innovative initiatives from local communities and Indigenous peoples that demonstrate exceptional achievements in nature-based solutions for local sustainable development. Winning initiatives will be honored for their successes in protecting, restoring and/or sustainably managing biodiversity for positive development outcomes.
The United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) launches the 2021 Land for Life Award. Under the theme “Healthy Land, Healthy Lives”, the 2021 Award will recognize innovative and excellent efforts in land restoration and conservation, particularly in regards of the SDG 15 “Life on Land” and the Target 15.3 “Land Degradation Neutrality”.
Do you want to grasp new business opportunities in the field of productive, circular and sharing economies? Are you interested in addressing environmental challenges by selling a green product or service and creating green jobs in your country? Would you like to create and launch an innovative business model that creates environmental and social value?
May 22nd is the International Day for Biological Diversity, celebrate with a virtual extravaganza featuring scientists, explorers and conservationists from across the globe!
The Global Biodiversity Festival is a virtual weekend with a simple goal of bringing the amazing diversity of life on our planet, live into everyone’s home during these challenging times. From the 22nd – 24th of May, Fest will share the amazing variety of life on our planet and the scientists, explorers, conservationists and filmmakers documenting and protecting it. They will highlight the weird and the wonderful, but also the conservation challenges, along with the good news success stories.